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12 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Rare spider bite believed to have claimed the life of Tustin resident

Members of a Northern Michigan family say the bite of a rare, brown recluse spider is responsible for the death of their beloved wife and mother.

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Related Topix: Tustin, MI, Entomology, Science

16 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Emerald Ash Borer attacking Cadillac trees

If someone examined them closely, he would notice a few things about the ash trees that were recently removed from downtown Cadillac.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Entomology, Science, Detroit, MI

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Neighbor helps horse hit by truck in Wexford County

Cooperation between Wexford County Animal Control and a nearby horse owner resulted in a happy ending after a horse was hit by a pickup in Slagle Township.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Northern Michigan News

County event at private venue raises eyebrows on Wexford County board

Commissioner Gideon Mitchell wondered why the auction of properties sold for delinquent taxes would be held at the Cherry Grove Event Center, a private business in Cherry Grove Township, instead of the county's own publicly-owned auditorium building at the Wexford County Civic Center in Cadillac.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Missaukee County, MI

Northern Michigan News

Building inspection services, cost of the cold looked at by Cadillac council

About three years ago, the city relinquished plan review, building and electrical inspection responsibilities to the Wexford County Building Department.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Benzie County, MI

Wed Jul 09, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Medical marijuana clinics forced to close down in Wexford County

Medical marijuana clinics in Wexford County are being told to close down and users will have to go somewhere else for their medical marijuana after Wednesday July 9. "The current operating entities will be served with a letter requesting immediate cease and desist action, and if they do not comply, prosecution will occur, according to current law," ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Northern Michigan News

New management team takes reins at Wexford County auditorium

Gleaming, waxed floors and freshly-painted doors aren't the only things with a new look at the Wexford County Civic Center Auditorium - the building also is under new management.

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Related Topix: Boon, MI, Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

McBain farmer resumes raising, selling prohibited swine

When Marquette County Judge Thomas Solka ruled earlier this year that a ban on certain types of swine was unconstitutional, McBain farmer Mark Baker considered the case settled.

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Related Topix: McBain, MI

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Potvin, Higgs seeking Republican nomination for 102nd District

I was born in 1946. I graduated from Cadillac High School in 1964, bachelors degree from Albion College, masters degree in business from Central Michigan University.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Albion College, Central Michigan University, Cadillac, MI

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Wal-Mart bomb threat was called into pharmacy

The store was evacuated for approximately 4 1/2 hours the evening of Wednesday, July 2, after the store received a telephone call from a person stating there was a bomb in the store.

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Northern Michigan News

Cadillac man charged with abusing grandfather

A Cadillac man has been charged in Wexford County with multiple felonies after allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from his grandfather and failing to provide the 96-year-old man with proper medical care.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Council to make decision regarding building department

It appears the city of Cadillac is going to be headed in a different direction regarding how it will issue building permits and conduct inspections.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Benzie County, MI

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Local council to hold first-ever Garden Walk

Residents will tour local gardens this holiday weekend to help raise funds to prevent child abuse and neglect in Wexford and Missaukee counties.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Missaukee County, MI, Home Gardening, Home, Cadillac, MI, Agriculture, Science

Northern Michigan News

Animal control millage pushes forward

The Wexford County Board of Commissioners, by an 8-0 voice vote, approved a motion to consider a 0.25 millage that would split funding dedicated to two different areas: one to animal welfare, and another to animal control.

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MLive.com

Another inmate accused of using vagina to smuggle drugs into Northern Michigan Jail

Police have reportedly found a second woman who managed to conceal prescription medication inside her body while in the Wexford County Jail in June, according to UpNorthLive.com.

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Northern Michigan News

Cadillac Wal-Mart evacuated due to bomb threat

Police were on the scene and shoppers were turned away from entering the store. An eyewitness said store employees evacuated customers at approximately 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Northern Michigan News

LARA director signs state boundary commission recommendation regarding land annexation

Only time will tell what will happen next, but the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs director's signature is most likely the beginning of more legal proceedings regarding a developer's annexation request.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Ingham County, MI, Lansing, MI

Northern Michigan News

Meth lab, drugs found in home north of Cadillac

A request for a well-being check at a home on Old U.S. 131 in Haring Township on Tuesday resulted in the discovery of marijuana as well as components and chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

No serious injuries as crash flips car on 34 Road

A miscalculation over the intentions of the driver of an oncoming car led to a two-vehicle crash that flipped a Chevrolet on a busy section of 34 Road in Cadillac on Tuesday, but it did not result in serious injuries.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Leroy, MI, Tustin, MI

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Wexford public transit services hinges on BOC vote

Public transportation to rural areas of Wexford County could be slashed if the Wexford County Board of Commissioners does not take action to place a Cadillac-Wexford Transit Authority millage on the ballot.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

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